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Rolling With the Punches: Heavy Hitter John Fish on How Early Challenges Shaped His Career

Marc Wayshak | Posted 12.02.2014 | Small Business
Marc Wayshak

John Fish is chairman and CEO of Suffolk Construction, a nationally-ranked general building contractor based in Boston that pulls in about $2 billion of annual revenue, making it the largest building company in New England.

Starting the Journey of Entrepreneurship

Anastasia Roumelioti | Posted 04.22.2013 | Small Business
Anastasia Roumelioti

I always wanted to start my own business, but I kept postponing it because it was never good "timing." Now I realize that the "right time" never comes. This expression is more of a distraction to justify one's indecision and lack of courage.

Learning From LeBron? Five Lessons Every Entrepreneur Can Learn From King James

Jonathon Youshaei | Posted 02.25.2013 | College
Jonathon Youshaei

For all the scrutiny LeBron endured for his decision to "take his talents to South Beach," it was actually the right decision. Especially for startups, having the right core team is everything. Join forces with people you like being around and have different strengths than you.

Lessons in Entrepreneurship

Shruti Eva Saini | Posted 11.28.2012 | Business
Shruti Eva Saini

Being a first mover is only advantageous to the extent that your product and service meets an unmet or existing need better than current offerings and creates a loyal consumer base quickly, whether via network effects or brand adhesion.

How to Transition From Corporate Job to Entrepreneurship

Brazen Life | Posted 10.22.2012 | Small Business
Brazen Life

Have you ever felt like you're fumbling around in your corporate job looking for a place to belong, to thrive or to simply feel fulfilled? I did, and I never found it.

The 100-Day Plan That Isn’t

Rosina Samadani | Posted 01.15.2012 | Small Business
Rosina Samadani

Almost all new CEOs, presidents, and heads of business units develop a 100-day plan. In the context of a startup, a 100-day plan should have two aspects -- the hard and the soft.

Is Entrepreneurship All It's Cracked Up to Be? It All Depends on How You Approach It

Adelaide Lancaster | Posted 10.30.2011 | Small Business
Adelaide Lancaster

No one said instant satisfaction was the prize for starting a business. It can take a couple of years to figure out how to reap the benefits of being an entrepreneur, but consider those years part of your business investment.

From Disabled Veteran To CEO (WATCH)

Thom Ruhe | Posted 10.24.2011 | Small Business
Thom Ruhe

Life's greatest rewards start by making a choice to actively participate in our own lives instead of simply observing them. So what's holding you back?